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Asahina no Shincha

Asahina no Shincha

Regular price $119.00

Shincha, meaning "new tea," is the first harvest of sencha. In Japan, it's said that if you drink Shincha on the 88th Day after the Spring equinox, you will stay healthy all year. Because of its popularity in Japan is Shincha often sold out and hard to get abroad. This tea is prized for its aromatic flavors, amino acid content, as well as its vegetal brew that only contains a light bitterness.

Size: 4 oz. (1/4 lb) bag

Origin: Japan
Brew Color: Yellow emerald
Benefits: Rich in amino acids, catechins, antioxidants, and polyphenols, may help lower cholesterol levels and maintain healthy blood sugar levels
Flavor Profile: Bright roasted vegetal melody with a light and fluttering bitterness
Caffeine Content: 

How to Brew

  1. Start with filtered water for the best brew.
  2. Use 1 teaspoon for every 8 oz. of hot water. Adjust amount to your preferences.
  3. The ideal water temperature is between 140-150°F.
  4. Brew for 1 minute.
  5. This tea can be brewed up to 2 times.
  6. Enjoy!